If you're a fan of the sitcom Louie you may recognize Eszter Balint as Louis C.K.'s Hungarian-speaking violin-playing love interest. What you may not know is that Balint is a bona-fide experimental indie folk singer and songwriter, who's about to release her third album, Airless Midnight, on August 7 on Red Herring Records.
Idealists are people who just never grow out of their childhood dreams. Some idealists believe that they can achieve world peace. Then there are the artistic idealists who believe that, despite massive financial obstacles, ever decreasing record sales, and a heavily saturated market, they can find a way to beat the odds and build a successful career selling and performing their own original music. My friends, that is me.